Leonardo da Vinchi Leonardo one of the greatest minds in whole time of the history. He was famous for being a painter, architect, engineer, musician, inventor, and science. Perhaps no other man has been gifted in as many different ways as he was. Da Vinci’s designs were spectacularly ahead of his time.
short, straightforward and simple book explores a variety of matters related to power, warcraft, politics, and goodwill. Machiavelli offers the reader and in turn, Lorenzo de’ Medici an explanation for Italy’s disunity. Throughout the text, Machiavelli further explains his belief that Lorenzo de’ Medici can be a great ruler, given he follows the advice in The Prince, and therefore, restore Italy back into a prosperous country in which they can be proud. Throughout the text, Machiavelli supports his arguments by citing examples of real historical and contemporary rulers of his time. He does this to provide relevant and tangible advice.
St. Martin de Porres St. Martin de Porres was born in Lima, Peru in 1279. He is the patron saint of mixed racial harmony. When he was born his father was a rich Spanish conquistador that left because St. Martin de Porres was born with dark skin. He grew up in poverty with his mother until he wanted to follow God.
The Life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart In Salzburg, Austria on the 27th of January, 1756, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (baptized as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart) was born. Leopold, Mozart’s father, was a composer, violinist, and assistant concertmaster for the Salzburg court, resulting in his father being quite successful. From the age of 6 years old, Mozart began to play for the public. At even such a young age he exuded a talent for chords, tempo, and tonality and was even capable of playing multiple instruments, most likely thanks to his musically inclined father.
Spain conquered Peru in 1533 through the exploits of Francisco Pizarro with an army of only 180 men. Pizarro’s military strategy was assisted by simple deceitfulness. Before the Spanish arrived, a devastating war of succession gripped the empire. In 1532, Atahuallpa’s army defeated the forces of his half-brother Huascar in a battle near Cuzco. Pizarro invited Atahuallpa to attend a feast in his honor, and the emperor accepted.
My Hero is Damon Salvatore. Damon Salvatore is a fictitious character from the TV show “The Vampire Diaries”. The character was created by the famous author L.J. Smith, who is best known for her work “The Vampire Diaries” and “The Originals” TV shows. The actor who plays Damon Salvatore is Ian Somerhalder. Damon Salvatore is a Vampire who was transformed in 1864, along with his brother Stefan Salvatore.
Even though José Julián Martí Pérez, better known as José Martí, is not known worldwide, he is considered one of the most important heroes and poets in Cuba. He fought bravely for Cuban independence and died for his country. He is considered the "Apostle of Cuban Independence" in Cuba. He is studied every year in school. We celebrate his birth and his death- at 42- every year.
Francisco de Vitoria is often painted as the more logical and more fair jurist when compared to Juan López Palacios Rubios. Vitoria, however, is no bleeding heart. Rather, he evades the outright imperial rhetoric employed by Palacios Rubios and chooses instead to hide colonialism under the guise of religion. By first refuting Palacios Rubios’s claims that the pope could give Spain jurisdiction over the so-called “New World,” and that the natives needed to be stopped from committing crimes against the law of nature, Vitoria creates a better persona for himself. But immediately after his initial rebuttal of Palacios Rubios’s justification for Spanish colonialism in the New World, Vitoria gives his own justification.
Adolfo Bioy Casares, (Born September 15, 1914, Buenos Aires, Argentina died on March 8, 1999, Buenos Aires). It is "Argentine writer, one of the most prominent authors of the universal fantasy literature". He also wrote his first story at the age of seven years and was the only child of his parents, "Adolfo Bioy Casares and Marta. " Adolfo was the son of "a wealthy landowner, and his wife, Marta Casares. He spent his childhood in both the city and the family ranch in the province of Buenos Aires.
General • First Name: Bartolomé • Last Name: de Las Casas • Middle Name: X • Birth Date: 11 November 1481 • Gender: Male • Ethnicity/Nationality: Spanish General Info: Bartolomé de Las Casas lived during the 16th century. He was one of the first people to settle in the New World. He is most famous for being a social reformer who indeed introduced many social reforms to the world never seen before.